Social Worker - Clinical Screener – Integrated Assessment - $1,000 SIGNING BONUS

Who we are:

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. As an acute care specialty hospital, we focus on treating those with complex medical conditions, chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma. La Rabida is a place unlike any other. We understand the needs of families with children battling the most serious or complicated of conditions. With teams of the best healthcare providers in Chicago, we give continuous, comprehensive care, education and support, helping families face their unique obstacles head on.

La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place. Oh, and the lakefront views are spectacular too!

Job Summary:


Full-Time positions - $60,000 Annual Salary


  • Complete in-depth, highly clinical assessments of parents, children and foster parents involved with the child welfare system.
  • Provide assessments in the client’s home with the Permanency Worker in the areas of parenting, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, early childhood development, and trauma.
  • Formulate a detailed assessment, including client interviews as well as historical records, that is provided to the court and serves as the basis of the family’s ongoing service plan for reunification.

Job Requirements:

What we need from you:

LSW/LPC required and LCSW/LCPC preferred. For degree requirement, can we change that to Master of Social Work or Counseling or related field? 

  • Masters Degree is Social Work, Counseling or related field required.   

  • LCSW, LCPC, LSW or lPC in IL required.

  • Minimum two (2) years of post-graduate experience with the population of children served by this program. 

  • Child welfare experience required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills so as to interact with all personnel involved in this program- children, parents, foster parents, relatives of children, DCFS staff, community agency staff, physicians, peers, government agencies, school personnel, etc. required.

  • Reliable vehicle with automobile insurance required.  Mileage reimbursement provided.

  • Flexible Schedule

What you will receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance
  • Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our customized 403b plan with generous matching
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!
  • Tuition Reimbursement - looking to continue your education toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.



La Rabida Children’s Hospital is very proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Full time
Chicago, IL 60290, US